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.s. commander in afghanistan, he ofrped highly critical remarks of the obama administration to a -- offered high school critical remarks of the obama administration to rolling stone. he called biden a crown and seemed to question the war effort itself. he was quickly relieved of his duties by president obama. >>> and then there's the challenge facing freshly reelected president obama. a looming tax deadline and a congress that hasn't always been entirely cooperative. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i am not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. and i've got the pen, ready to sign the bill, right away. >> on the other end, the man who will be necessary for any kind of a tax deal, speaker the republican-controlled house. wyatt andrews went looking for the path to compromise. >> can you give us an idea of where you're going with that? if tax r
brown will forward that plan to the obama administration on friday. that is the deadline for states to notify the federal government whether it will establish healthcare exchanges. >>> if there's one teachable moment in the petraeus affair, it probably has something to do with the dangers of e-mail. >> and a new warriors arena on the embarcadero would bring plenty of fans to san francisco, but what about jobs? >> the amount of rainfall that we're frafrting has not change -- forecasting has not changed, but the amount of time we'll be dealing with it has. israel has killed the leadef hamas' armed wing. this video released by the israei army shows the moment a mise >>> a torrid set of air strikes by israel has killed the leader of hamas's armed wing. the moment a missile hit the commander's vehicle in gaza is caught on tape. more than 50 air strikes were launched. president obama spoke with the leaders of israel and egypt. he reiterated america's support for their right to defend themselves. >>> it was president obama's first news conference since being reelected, and it was personal.
washington tonight. cooperation. >> hi, guys. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening. in his words, more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of the second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> reducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. more work to do. >> reporter: he embraced staffers in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring the country together after a costly and bruising campaign. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. >> reporter: and the g.o.p. listened, too. house speaker john boehner promises the party is ready to get down to business. >> we stand ready to work with you to do what's best for our country. >> reporter: both sides had be put to the test almost immediately. the president and congress will have to work together to overcome the looming fiscal cliff. that would involve automatic drastic spending cuts and tax increases at the end of the year if no deal is reached but both s
. they need to take a stand. >> the protesters also called on president obama to end u.s. aide to israel. >> members of congress saw the attack on the u.s. consolate in benghazi firsthand. that was recorded on security cameras. cbs news reporter david martin's sources told him what they show. >> reporter: the first video of the attack was captured by cell phones. it took about 10 more days for the fbi to get its hands on video taken by security cameras. that class fewed video shown to the house and senate intelligence committees answers sop of the questions surrounding the attack. a u.s. intelligence official shows it has no sign of how it -- the attack was not well planned. the attackers did not know the layout of the compound. the attack lasted about an hour. the surviving americans retreated to a cia safe house about a mile away where they continued to take fire from small arms and rocket propelled grenades. after another hour the shooting stopped. for four hours no shots were fired giving the rescue team time to make its way to the annex. ten minutes after they arrived a second attac
members of extremist groups. president obama refrained from calling it a terrorist attack when he spoke with 60 minutes that afternoon >> do you believe this was a terrorist attack? >> it's too early to know exactly how this came about, what group was involved. but obviously it was an attack on americans. >> reporter: from intercepts of cellphone calls and text messages during the attack, the cia knew some of the attackers belonged to al-qaeda. petraeus testified any mention of al-qaeda was edited out of talking points for susan rice when she appeared on "face the nation." according to peter king, how that happen side a mystery. >> no one knows who came up with the final version of the talking points. the original points prepared by the cia were different from the ones finally put out. >> reporter: the final version said "there are indications that extremists participated in the assault." a bland description of what intelligence judged to be a terrorist attack involving extremists with links to al-qaeda. tonight the white house issued a statement denying it played any role in editing ou
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